Note: Many of these commands can be configured in the Input tab of the settings menu.

Menu commands


Action Keyboard / Mouse
Take a screenshot Ctrl + P

in game

Action Keyboard / Mouse
Chat Enter
Toggle Team/Global Chat Tab
Menu Esc
Mute Audio M

Selection commands

Action Keyboard / Mouse
Select a unit click
Add a unit to selection Shift + click
Add a group to selection Shift + 0 – 9
Select a group of units Click and drag a box around the desired units
Select highest priority units on screen Q
Select highest priority units on map Double-tap Q
Select all on-screen units of a certain type Click unit and tap W
Select all units of a given type on the map Click unit and double-tap W
Define selected units as a group Ctrl + 0 – 9
Add selected units to a group Ctrl + Shift + 0 – 9
Select numbered group 0 – 9
Jump to a numbered group Alt + 0 – 9
Select and jump to numbered group Double tap 0 – 9
Select and jump next production structure Tab
Jump to selected units Home
Jump to last mini-map event Spacebar
Jump to next base H
Place rally point Select building and right-click area
Show all Health Bars ,
Toggle player stance colors Ctrl + ,
Toggle pixel doubling .

Move and attack commands

with units selected

Action Keyboard / Mouse
Move units or attack targets Right-click
Attack move A + right-click
Force fire Ctrl + right-click
Force move Alt + right-click
Stop units S
Guard unit D + right-click
Hold position V
Deploy / Return to base F
Scatter units Ctrl + X
Hold Fire stance Alt + F
Return Fire stance Alt + D
Defend stance Alt + S
Attack Anything stance Alt + A

Production and sidebar commands

Action Keyboard / Mouse
Pause menu Esc
Objectives menu O
Diplomacy menu P
Debug menu Shift + Esc
Pause game Pause
Sell mode Z
Power mode X
Repair mode C
Place beacon B
Structure tab E
Defense tab R
Infantry tab T
Vehicle tab Y
Aircraft tab U
Naval tab (RA only) I
Sidebar slot 1 – 12 F1 – F12
Sidebar slot 13 – 24 Ctrl + F1 – F12
Next production tab (D2K only) Page down
Previous production tab (D2K only) Page up
Queue 5 units Shift + left-click icon
Cancel 5 units Shift + right-click icon
Cancel all units of type ctrl + middle-mousebutton-click icon
Cancel one unit without stopping production middle-mousebutton-click icon


Action Keyboard / Mouse
Scroll up :arrow_up:
Scroll down :arrow_down:
Scroll left :arrow_left:
Scroll right :arrow_right:
Jump to top edge Alt + :arrow_up:
Jump to bottom edge Alt + :arrow_down:
Jump to left edge Alt + :arrow_left:
Jump to right edge Alt + :arrow_right:
Record bookmark #1 Ctrl + Q
Record bookmark #2 Ctrl + W
Record bookmark #3 Ctrl + E
Record bookmark #4 Ctrl + R
Jump to bookmark #1 Alt + Q
Jump to bookmark #2 Alt + W
Jump to bookmark #3 Alt + E
Jump to bookmark #4 Alt + R


Action Keyboard / Mouse
Switch view between players without a team 0
Switch view between members of a certain team 1 – 9
Switch to the “All Players” view -
Disable shroud =


Action Keyboard / Mouse
Pause Pause
Slow speed F5
Regular speed F6
Fast speed F7
Maximum speed F8